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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet have emerged, including former CIA chief and retired General David Petraeus as a potential defense secretary, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn to be national...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Arguing over politics is a Thanksgiving Day tradition, but Donald Trump's presidential election adds a new twist to any bickering at next week's holiday dinner table: What the new U.S. government could mean for your stock portfolio. "As news comes out in terms of who fills what positions and the likelihood of different legislative and executive...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • President-elect Donald Trump and the UK government to increase spending on infrastructure. "There is a strong intent by the governments, be it the new administration of president-elect Trump or be it here in the UK to continue to be steadfast or even significantly increase investment into infrastructure... that plays very much into our strengths," Atkins' Chief...

  • *U.S. stocks slip but end with gains for week. NEW YORK, Nov 11- Stocks on major world markets gave back some of the week's gains on Friday, while global bond yields rose for a fifth day, supporting the U.S. dollar but pressuring commodities and emerging markets. The S&P financials stock index closed up 0.4 percent on Friday and up 11.3 percent for the week, the best weekly...

  • *Dow has best week since 2011; S&P 500 has best since 2014. Nov 11- The Dow Jones industrial average ended at a record closing high on Friday, capping off its best week since 2011 after Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the U.S. presidential election. "Wall Street is going to be watching a lot of appointments and policy announcements to see whether it validates the...

  • *Dow on pace for best week since 2011; S&P 500 since 2014. Nov 11- A rally following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election ran out of steam on Friday, pressuring energy, materials and healthcare stocks. "Wall Street is going to be watching a lot of appointments and policy announcements to see whether it validates the more optimistic tone we've seen...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 9- Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as vote counting showed Donald Trump edging ahead in an unexpectedly tight U.S. presidential election, throwing world markets into turmoil in a result reminiscent of June's Brexit vote. Crude futures markets roared into action, with trading accelerating as Europe joined Asia from around 0500 GMT, as Trump...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 9- Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as vote counting showed Donald Trump edging ahead in an unexpectedly tight U.S. presidential election, setting world markets on edge in a result reminiscent of June's Brexit vote. Crude futures markets roared into action, with trading accelerating as Europe joined Asia from around 0500 GMT, as Trump surprised by...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 9- Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as vote counting showed Republican Donald Trump edging ahead in an unexpectedly tight U.S. presidential election, setting world markets on edge. Crude futures markets roared into action as Trump surprised by defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in a series of key contests and opening a path to the White House.

  • TOKYO, Nov 9- The dollar pulled up slightly against its major peers on Wednesday in highly volatile and nervous trading in global financial markets, as early state exit polls showed the bitter U.S. presidential election contest was too close to call. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton waged a tight battle in several crucial battleground...

  • TOKYO, Nov 9- The dollar retreated on Wednesday as brief gains gave way to anxiety after early exit polls in the U.S. presidential election showed the final outcome was too close to call. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton scored early victories on Tuesday in their bitter presidential race, with Trump winning as expected in conservative...

  • *Dollar up, forecast shows Florida appears to swing Clinton's way. TOKYO, Nov 9- The dollar tiptoed higher early on Wednesday, adding to overnight gains, as markets put a higher chance on Democrat Hillary Clinton winning the U.S. presidential election. The prospect of a victory by Republican Donald Trump took a knock with a projection that Clinton could take the key...